'Little Ashes' Review By CelluloidDreams

The title says it all!! The film should be turned into "Little Ashes"!!!
  • OVERALL
    1.0
    HORRIBLE
  • Story
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Visuals
Some months before he began filming "Twilight," the movie that would ignite his career, Robert Pattinson shot a low-budget art-house film in Spain called "Little Ashes." "Twilight" was released last November 2008; now comes the earlier picture. We can only imagine how Pattinson must feel about this.

The movie, directed by Paul Morrison, has an interesting subject: the 1922 meeting of three soon-to-be-renowned Spanish artists — filmmaker Luis Buñuel, painter Salvador Dalí and the poet and playwright Federico García Lorca — at the Residencia de Estudiantes, a Madrid arts institute. García Lorca is played by the Spanish TV actor Javier Beltrán, who somewhat resembles the young writer. Buñuel is portrayed by an Englishman, Matthew McNulty ("Control"), who looks nothing at all like the great director. And Pattinson has been cast, disastrously, as Dalí.

There's barely a moment when you don't feel embarrassed for Pattinson. You want to call his agent to come rescue him from this film. Or maybe just call him a new agent altogether. Or ven tell him to take acting classes.

My Fianl Rating: F

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Comments (3)

  1. 313td

    Guess I wont be checking this one out.lol

    5 years agoby @313tdFlag

  2. ed_wood

    Me too.

    5 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  3. Shelley

    I think I will pass on this one.

    5 years agoby @shelleyFlag

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